Summer 2018 Season

Delighted to be able to confirm our films for the summer season. We chose the very best we could find and only then realised that all bar one either featured strong women or were directed by women or both. We look forward to sharing these brilliant films with you. Booking now open for all films, some will be very popular.

 

Fri 25th May, 8.00pm: Funny Cow, cert 15

We have around 40 tickets to sell on the door. Lovely film, come on down!

UK 2018, 102 minutes, 15 certificate
Directed by Adrian Shergold, Starring Maxine Peake, Tony Pitts, Paddy Considine, Christine Bottomley, Alun Armstrong

The dichotomy of life as comedy and tragedy implicit in the title of this comedy-drama is revealed as a successful stand-up comedian, fiercely and energetically portrayed by Maxine Peake, tells her life story in a series of flashbacks, which she warns us are real even if not actually true.

The defiance and resilience she already shows as a child in the back-streets of a Lancashire mill town stand her in good stead in her absolute refusal to be moulded either by society or by the men in her life. She comes up the hard way in the smoky atmosphere of the homophobic, sexist and racist working mens’ clubs in the north of England, using material from her own troubled past for her comedy routines. The Funny Cow is uncowed.

Richard Hawley’s original soundtrack successfully captures the atmosphere of the seventies as do the sets and costumes.

Note Some strong language right through to the credits! But still a delightful film that’ll have you leaving the theatre happy.

 

Sat 2nd Jun, 8.00pm: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, cert 15

 

Sat 9th Jun, 8.00pm: A Fantastic Woman, cert 15

Fri 15th Jun, 8.00pm: The Post, cert 12A